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MORE PRECIOUS METAL: Trinidad and Tobago’s Keshorn Walcott shows off his silver medal on the podium of the Men’s Javelin final during the 2019 Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, on Saturday. --Photo: AFP

Keshorn Walcott celebrated an unprecedented Caribbean men’s javelin medal sweep on the penultimate day of the 2019 Pan American Games here in Lima, Peru, on Saturday.

Walcott threw 83.55 metres to pick up silver, the Trinidad and Tobago athlete surrendering his title to Anderson Peters, the Grenadian landing the spear 87.31m to establish a new Games record. And with St Lucia’s Albert Reynolds claiming bronze with a personal best 82.19m, a new chapter of history was written.


Ato Boldon is strongly opposed to the new World Athletics (formerly IAAF) Diamond League format. The 2020 Diamond League Final in Zurich, Switzerland will not feature the 200 metres, discus, triple jump and 3,000m steeplechase.

THE Diego Martin Sports Complex has become such a successful football venue, regularly attracting a large turnout of fans, that it will be the stage of tonight’s First Citizens Cup final. It will be the first time the final has ever held in Diego Martin.

DECEASED Trinidad and Tobago boxer Giselle “Magic” Salandy has missed out on a place in history as female fighters — Christy Martin, Lucia Rijker and Barbara Buttrick — will make history in Canastota next June as the first female boxers inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

CULTURAL ROOTS have been crowned champions of the 2019 Northern Football Association’s (NFA) Premier League, having wrapped up the title with a 2-0 home win over Trendsetter Hawks on Wednesday evening at the Dibe Recreational Ground, off Long Circular Road in St James. They join Frontline FC who secured the Championship Division title just days before.

SHEMAR BRITTON struck gold for the second year in succession Wednesday night in the RMSL (Reliability Maintenance Services Limited) Super Singles Table Tennis Tournament.

Trinidad and Tobago international netballer Samantha Wallace has been named among the top 10 players for the 2019 season of the Australian Suncorp Super League, considered the best professional netball league in the world.